Latest Jekyll Island Stories

2010-07-22 16:35:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jekyll Island Authority (JIA) is requesting information (RFI) that will assist with revising and refining the Jekyll Island Master Plan. The RFI is the first step in a process intended as a widely inclusive review of Jekyll Island's Master Plan.

2010-04-13 09:48:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As coastal Georgia begins to welcome in warmer weather, it is also that time of year to welcome a very special annual visitor to Jekyll Island- the sea turtle! Nesting season begins mid-May and continues through August and hundreds of these amazing sea creatures come home to nest on Jekyll Island's sprawling beaches.

2010-03-17 08:50:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Jekyll Island Authority announced they will produce the 2010 Georgia Coast Birding & Nature Festival, scheduled for October 7-10 on Jekyll Island. The Authority has hired Lydia Thompson as the festival's Event Coordinator.

2010-01-07 14:00:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 7, 2010, the Jekyll Island Authority celebrated the opening of the Hampton Inn and Suites, the first new hotel to open on Jekyll Island since 1974.

2009-09-03 12:02:00

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- What was once a simple food pairing deeply rooted in the South, Shrimp & Grits has become a menu-must for exclusive restaurants across the country.

2008-09-10 15:00:17

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Sea Turtle Center, located on historic Jekyll Island, Ga., has selected Dr. Terry M. Norton to be its new director. Dr.

2008-08-25 12:00:50

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jekyll Island, located off the coast of Georgia near Brunswick and approximately 60 miles north of Jacksonville, Florida reports today that NO SERIOUS DAMAGE was sustained.

2008-08-14 18:00:28

By CAROLE HAWKINS JEKYLL ISLAND - It is music with a sense of place, and the sand of a Georgia barrier island is as good a place as any.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).